Sports

La Liga gets underway

Friday, August, 16 2019    

The English Premier League returned with a bang last weekend with the main contenders securing big wins.This weekend the two main protagonists of the Spanish La Liga get a chance to flex their muscles when the season gets going. Read More

No room for complacency!

BY SHERDON COWAN Observer staff reporter cowans@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, August, 15 2019    

On paper, Jamaica's senior Reggae Girlz' path to the final round of Olympic Qualifiers appears a safe bet. Read More

Archer gets England cap as rain washes out first day of second Ashes Test

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

London, United Kingdom (AFP) — Jofra Archer received his England Test cap but was still to make his debut as rain saw the first day of yesterday's second Ashes match against Australia abandoned without a ball bowled at a soaking wet Lord's. Read More

Portmore's Ricardo Morris, Lamar Walker head for clubs overseas

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Portmore United Football Club players Ricardo Morris and Lamar Walker have secured arrangements for opportunities overseas. Read More

Adrian the hero as Liverpool beat Chelsea on penalties to win Super Cup

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Istanbul , Turkey (AFP) — Stand-in goalkeeper Adrian was the hero as his save from Tammy Abraham allowed Liverpool to beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties and win the UEFA Super Cup yesterday, after a richly entertaining match in Istanbul finished 2-2 at the end of extra... Read More

Gayle's swansong?

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Port of Spain , Trinidad and Tobago (AFP) — Classy Virat Kohli upstaged rampant Chris Gayle as India defeated the West Indies by six wickets in the rain-affected third and final One-Day International (ODI) of their series at the Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad... Read More

Mount Pleasant knocked out of Concacaf Scotiabank Under-13 Championships

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Jamaican champions Mount Pleasant Football Academy's record-breaking run at the Concacaf Scotiabank Under-13 Championships came to an end yesterday in San Jose, Costa Rica. Read More

Photo: GAYLE’S SWANSONG?

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

Chris Gayle of West Indies celebrates his half-century during the third One-Day International match against India at Queen's Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, yesterday. (Photo: AFP) Read More

Caster Semenya unfazed after middle distance ban

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — South Africa's two-time Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya yesterday shrugged off critics in the face of a ruling that has banned her from defending her World Championships middle distance title in Doha in September. Read More

Hurdler Danielle Williams eligible for World Champs team — JAAA

Thursday, August, 15 2019    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) today announced that sprint hurdler and former world champion, Danielle Williams, has been deemed eligible for selection to the Jamaica team to the 2019 IAAF World Championship to be held in Doha, Qatar next... Read More

Whitmore calls for focus, support ahead of Reggae Boyz' WCup qualifiers

Wednesday, August, 14 2019    

The Reggae Boyz will kick off their campaign in the Concacaf Nations League, group phase on Friday, September 6 when they play Antigua and Barbuda at Montego Bay Sports Complex beginning 7:00 pm. Read More

JOA strikes gold again

Wednesday, August, 14 2019    

It was historic for the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast, Australia, and historic for the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Colombia. Read More

Windies target execution, tropical wave threatens

Wednesday, August, 14 2019    

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — West Indies will focus on their execution of plans as they go in search of a series-levelling win against powerhouses India, but the passage of a strong tropical wave could ruin the crucial ,final One-Day International at Queen's Park Oval here... Read More

LASCO rallies behind Waterhouse FC with $1.2 million support

Wednesday, August, 14 2019    

In its latest efforts to help change the trajectory of youth sport development, LASCO Distributors Limited has rallied behind Waterhouse Football Club, providing nutritional and financial support for the players valued at $1.2 million, in addition to quality hydration... Read More

Mount Pleasant FA hunt semi-final spot in Concacaf Scotiabank U13 Championships

Wednesday, August, 14 2019    

National champions Mount Pleasant Football Academy will be seeking to add to their historic achievement at the Concacaf Scotiabank Under-13 Championships today in San Jose, Costa Rica, as the first Jamaican team to contest the quarter-finals. Read More



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